Dividend Growth Stocks Week in Review for April 8, 2016

Procter & Gamble, manufacturer of Crest toothpaste, increased its dividend
for the 60th straight year this week.
Photo: Flickr.com/Jason Tester

This week saw another five members of the High Yield Dividend Aristocrats announce their next regular dividend payments.  Included in the five companies, Procter & Gamble joined the ranks of the ultra-elite dividend growers with its 60th consecutive year of dividend growth.  Read on for the details….

S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP)

Industry: Technology – Business Software

Dividend Payment: 53 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 7/1

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 6/8

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 42

Current Forward Yield: 2.35%

 

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG)

Industry: Consumer Goods

Dividend Payment: 66.95 cents per share – up 1.0% from prior level of 66.29 cents

Dividend Paid On: 5/16

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/14

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 60

Current Forward Yield: 3.22%

 

S&P 500 High Yield Dividend Aristocrats

H. B. Fuller Company (FUL)

Industry: Specialty Chemicals

Dividend Payment: 14 cents per share – up 7.7% from prior level of 13 cents

Dividend Paid On: 5/5

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/19

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 47

Current Forward Yield: 1.31%

 

RPM International, Inc. (RPM)

Industry: Specialty Chemicals

Dividend Payment: 27.5 cents per share

Dividend Paid On: 4/29

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/14

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 42

Current Forward Yield: 2.25%

 

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT)

Industry: REIT

Dividend Payment: 32.5 cents per share – up 14.0% from prior level of 28.5 cents

Dividend Paid On: 5/13

Stock Goes Ex-Dividend (own the stock before this date to collect the dividend): 4/27

Number of Years of Dividend Increases: 22

Current Forward Yield: 3.59%

 

Next Week’s Ex-Dividend Stocks

Tuesday, April 12:

AbbVie (ABBV)

Wednesday, April 13:

Abbott Laboratories (ABT)

Thursday, April 14:

Hormel Foods (HRL)

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG)

RPM International Inc. (RPM)

Friday, April 15:

None.

Monday, April 18:

None.

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